Fort Hotel

52A, Uralskaya str, Yekaterinburg, Urals, 620041, Russian Federation | Hotel
Prices starting from $114.00
 

Travel Blogs from Yekaterinburg

Ekaterinburg, the witness to tragedy

A travel blog entry by nicholas.napoli

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... was shot down in Russia while doing aerial surveillance during the Cold War. After leaving we started our journey back to the hostel. Along the way we stopped at various places for photos including the old canal which has been turned into a beautiful park area. Soon we were prepping for our future train ride, which left disturbingly early, 4am. Not much sleep as there would be no point.

6/18/2014

No waking sleep ...

They May Not Smile A Lot But They Are Friendly

A travel blog entry by sheilarickbevis

1
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... nonetheless Its a disease." They don't envy us our democracy for they feel as free as any people. It may be the most free country in the world in most respects. They don't hate the west or feel jealousy. They have it all too, along with an impending credit crisis. They regret the wasted years and wasted lives, the poverty caused by dogma. They regret that they country doesn't produce consumer products. The creative and able were snuffed in the purges and ...

Guests of honour

A travel blog entry by johnnym

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Ciaran and I slept in. Boy oh boy, how we slept in. Dull, you might say, but for the record-awake at 5 with the light, back to sleep and, good grief, it's 11.30. I still slotted in a run, too many road crossings for it to be vintage, and a stomach ache which made it a little bit of a slog, but in it went. Katya had offered to show us around but as we were about to set out she postponed until the evening so we were free to wander undirected. From where we stayed, near ...

A City of 'Bloody History'

A travel blog entry by thelongroadhome

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... they would pull the bodies out and then try to burn them, as they could not get the fire hot enough they then poured the bodies in hydrochloric acid and burnt them. The bones were then thrown into the pit. These bones were discovered and taken to St Petersburg and buried in the Peter and Paul cathedral in 1998. The site is now a memorial site for the family and they have 7 churches for each family member (2 parents and 5 children) all made from wood. The ...

Interesting history and high heels

A travel blog entry by herriejeroenski

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... first a history lesson; the "Romanovs" were the family of the tsar Nicolas the II, the last Emperor of Russia, Grandduke of Finland and titular King of Poland (got that from Wiki). He ruled from 1894 till he and his whole family were killed during the revolution of 1917/18. They were killed in the night of 16/17 july 1918 in Yekaterinburg in a house, now distroyed, where now the Church of blood has been build. As if killing of the family ...

Location

This hotel, located on 52A, Uralskaya str, Yekaterinburg, is near Eburg circus, Yekaterinburg War Memorial, Rastorguyev-Kharitonov's House, and Arbad.
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